Water is Life Water symbolism in Southwest Native American Art and Culture

From Avanyus and Turtles to Water Jars and Wave designs, symbolism of water is prevalent almost everywhere in Native American Art and culture of the southwest. Explore the beauty in these many art forms illustrating the importance of water to life.

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  • Ecocide of Native America
    Ecocide of Native America - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Duane Koyawena "Turtle" Print
    Duane Koyawena Turtle Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James "Hopi Lizard I" Print
    Dalton James Hopi Lizard I Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James "Frogs III" Print
    Dalton James Hopi Frog III Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James "Frogs 2" Print
    Dalton James Hopi Frog II Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James "Butterflies & Flowers" Print
    Dalton James Hopi Butterflies and Flowers Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James "Hopi Turtles in Deep Blue" Print
    Dalton James Hopi Turtles in Deep Blue Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • George Toya "Sky Serpents" Painting
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • George Toya "Morning Star" Painting
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • George Toya "Rain Serpents" Painting
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • George Toya "Sun with 4Dragonflys" Framed Painting
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • Aaron Brokeshoulder Oxidized Wave Bracelet
    Aaron Brokeshoulder Oxidized Wave Bracelet - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself Print
    Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself T-shirt
    Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself T-shirt - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Bernice Suazo Naranjo "Avanyu Abstract" Vase
    Bernice Suazo Naranjo Taos Avanyu Abstract Pot - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Avanyu Baseball Cap
    Avanyu Baseball Cap-Indian Pueblo Store
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  • Nee Hemish: A History of Jemez Pueblo
    Nee Hemish: A History of Jemez Pueblo - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Duane Koyawena Bold Sunface Print
    Duane Koyawena Sunface Red Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Denise Chavarria Pueblo Pottery Ceramic Travel Mug
    Denise Chavarria Pueblo Pottery Ceramic Travel Mug - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • #WeShallContinue Backpack
    #WeShallContinue All-Over-Print Backpack - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Pueblo Design Recycled-Material Tote Bag
    Pueblo Design Recycled-Material Tote Bag - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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